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Friends of the Centre Recognition
The John McGivney Children's Centre 'Friends of the Centre' is an award initiated in June 2005 and presented annually by the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting, to recognize outstanding contributions by individuals and corporations that support the work of the John McGivney Children's Centre and thereby positively impacting the quality of life for children and youth with special needs and their families.
2012
Susan St. Louis
Posted February 21, 2013
Susan St. Louis, Dillon Consulting and Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the John McGivney Children’s Centre accepted the 2012 Friends of the Centre award in recognition of the outstanding support given to the John McGivney Children's Centre.  Susan has been a member of the Centre’s Board of Directors since 2005 and was a member of the Finance Committee and Building Committee.  As a member of the Building Committee, her engineering and construction expertise and experience was a tremendous value to JMCC throughout the capital project. Susan’s dedication to the Centre, children and families we serve is greatly appreciated. We thank Susan for her years of service to the Centre wish her and her family all the best in their new adventures in B.C.
 
Lowe's Windsor
Posted February 21, 2013
John Cowling, Project Lead, Lowe’s Windsor accepted the 2012 Friends of the Centre award.
Once a year Lowe’s chooses one community based project to create; offering the materials, labour and time as a donation to the project and the agency that is receiving it. This year we were extremely fortunate to be the recipients of this program they refer to as their Heroes Program. John and his team worked very closely with our design team of teachers, occupational and physiotherapists and facility experts to create a unique, one-of-a-kind sandbox design that would best suit the needs of our population of children. John’s attention to detail created a structure that looks like it has been in our courtyard forever.
 
We would like to thank Lowe’s who are truly a “Friend of the Centre” for creating a venue that allows us to provide the experience of sand play to every child; which is a key element for children’s play and development, while encouraging and allowing for interaction for the children as they explore and build in the sand.
 

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